Dealing with challenges to learning in higher education institutions through e-Learning
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It has become common knowledge that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have had an unprecedented impact notably in HEIs where students seeking to enhance their computer literacy skills and communication have been enrolling for courses, some doing so through distance education. Consequently, this has made the internet a very significant and indispensable teaching/learning, communication, and marketing tool for information dissemination for both education purposes and business transactions. This has also shown that the internet possesses the propensity to transform the face of educational deliverables and deliverances, as well as change how society perceives the retention of and have access to knowledge. Faced with the daunting task of having to grapple with this inevitable change brought by the emergence of ICTs within the education and communication domains, universities have had to re-adjust and re-organise institutional and organisational culture in preparation for the incorporation of e-learning within their institutions. At the same time institutional leaders have been daunted with the challenge of having to (re)align their institutional objectives to meet the needs and demands of e-learning, such as having to commit financial resources (and time) to procure the necessary infrastructure. This article holistically explores how HEIs have been able to accept and adopt (and even adapt themselves) to the increasingly changing educational and learning environment on face of increased demand for ICT utilization in HEIs.